Leadership – from the ASDA University of Puerto Rico chapter perspective

Since day one in dental school, I knew I wanted to be a member of ASDA. I had heard so much about how it advocates for students, helps mold leadership skills and provides a community of students going through the same challenges you are going through who help each other. Being part of the University of Puerto Rico’s ASDA chapter, I felt a sense of belonging and community from the start.

Ideas for increasing advocacy from Alabama ASDA

November is ASDA’s Advocacy Month, which means that chapters across the country are busy planning and executing plenty of lunch and learns and ADPAC drives. It is events like these where students learn about issues important in dentistry and how they can become more involved, spreading awareness about the issues that impact dentistry the most.

Tips for predental day success

Our ASDA chapter at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston recently hosted 40 predental students from South Carolina and Georgia, representing over a dozen universities, in our most successful predental day yet. There is never a true formula to success, but we would like to share our tips to help other chapters when planning events for predental students.